Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Publicity Opportunity at AJL Convention

The Association of Jewish Libraries is the "parent organization" that administers the Sydney Taylor Book Award. If you would like to communicate with the librarians and book-lovers who care about the award and about Jewish literature, this is a great publicity opportunity for you.

2009 AJL Convention Ads, Exhibits & Sponsorships

44th Annual Association of Jewish Libraries Convention
Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers
301 E. North Water Street Chicago, IL 60611
July 5-8, 2009

Would you like to reach hundreds of Judaica professionals from around the world? Join us as the Association of Jewish Libraries presents its 44nd annual convention in Chicago July 5-8, 2009.

Our members represent synagogues and schools, major universities, research centers, and other settings. You can participate in a number of ways

  • Exhibit products and/or services in the Convention Exhibit Hall
  • Advertise in the convention program book
  • Sponsor a convention event, with recognition at the event and in the program book
  • Congratulate the organization, or members you know, with a message in the program book

You can support the work of this respected and successful organization, while bringing your own work or good wishes to the members’ attention. Information about Advertising, Exhibits, and Sponsorships may be found here.

The deadline for these opportunities is MAY 27, 2009.

Credit card payments will be processed via PayPal.

A preview of some of the info you'll find at the AJL website...


All single booths will be set with (1) 6 x 30 table and (2) chairs.
Cost = $300 per table
Half-table price = $175
Table with no sales rep [books only] = $125
Double booth (2) tables = $500
Larger booths will be individually priced: contact ajlchicagoexhibits@gmail.com


Click here for full ad specs. Please note the special discount on full page ads available to exhibitors.

Page size


Full page

Exhibitors $400, Non-exhibitors $450

Half page


Quarter page


Eighth page (business card)


Web ad
placement on AJL Convention web page (to run May 1- July 10, 2009)


Please note we have a new discount offer! If you also purchase advertising for 1 year in the AJL Newsletter (4 issues, beginning in Fall 2009), you can receive a 5%-15% discount on your Convention Program Ad.

Please contact Shoshanah Seidman at (847) 491-7585 or sseidman@northwestern.edu if you are interested in any of the following sponsorship opportunities.




Keynote speaker: Peter Hayes, Prof. Northwestern University

Sunday, July 5


Exhibit Hall Coffee Break

July 6 (am)
July 6 (pm)
July 7 (am)
July 7 (pm)

$3,000 each

Awards Luncheon

July 6


Pre-Banquet Reception

July 7



July 7


Special sessions: Israel, Yiddish & Israeli Theater, Music, Jewish Art

July 5-6-7


Complimentary Meals for Speakers and Volunteers


Authors Program

July 7


Hospitality Suite


Reception in honor of Mrs. Barbara Schneider-Kempf, General Direktor, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin

July 6



July 5-6-7-8


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